Shots of lifeboat being lift up at side of ship, of boat hanging by ropes, men in it coming off, profile CU of sailor wearing sou'wester. CUs of hand marking map with pencil and ruler, drawing line. Shot of sailor operating wheel of ship, naval officer in front. LACS of sailor operating wheel, "merchant Marine" written on hat. CUs of junior officer looking at compass, of face of officer. BOATING SHOTs of bow of ship sailing through rough, choppy water. Shots of wooden crates being lowered to rowboat alongside ship, rough sea. Shots of small grave with cross on sandy beach, of horse-drawn wagon passing by. HAMS of barrels tied with rope being lowered into rowboat.